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PM Barrow Presents His ‘Stability’ Budget

The House of Representatives met in session this morning, and in short order there was the much anticipated presentation of the budget for fiscal year 2016/2017. It’s Prime Minister Dean [...]

Petrocaribe Still Trickling In for Now

Petrocaribe money played a very significant role in the spending which characterized the 2015/2015 fiscal year. The Barrow administration has taken significant and continuous flak for its spending of the [...]

Citrus Industry Payroll Woes Should Be Resolved Soon

Speaking on the adjournment in response to a question raised, the PM also spoke at length about a current crisis facing the citrus industry. In a release issued late last [...]

P.U.P. Leader Says Budget is Worse Than Expected

P.U.P. leader John Briceño has been openly forecasting that the budget would be a dismal one based on a variety of factors, including industries which seem to be falling and [...]

Barrow Says Budget Reflects Investment and Not Overspending

Not surprisingly, PM Barrow wasn’t impressed by Briceño’s preliminary analysis of his Stability budget. He says that it wasn’t about overspending to buy the affections of the people, but rather [...]

3 San Pedro Cops Charged for Murder of Bartender

In the prime tourism destination of San Pedro Ambergris Caye, two persons were murdered adding to the list of homicide statistics since the beginning of the year. A Cayo resident [...]

Woman Detained for Fatally Stabbing Her Husband

Domestic violence reared its ugly head again in a murder in San Pedro Ambergris Caye. Last Thursday, a woman from the Salvapan community in Belmopan was killed due to domestic [...]

Home Invasion Leads to Murder in Mango Creek

The third murder involved the fatal weekend shooting of an Independence resident following a home invasion on Saturday night.  Police in that southern community are trying to ascertain, if it [...]

Attempted Suspension of F.F.B. President Will Not Stand

Embattled F.F.B. President Ruperto Vicente’s ad hoc suspension has been ruled invalid.  A legal team representing FIFA flew into the country over the weekend and met with three executives from [...]

Is it Business As Usual in the F.F.B.?

Notwithstanding the disappointing outcome of Sunday’s meeting, Gamez told the media that they are all working in the best interest of football and will continue to serve under Vicente’s leadership.  [...]

PM Barrow Says Waterloo Interested in Port Loyola Cruise Port

Much cruise port speculation has been making the rounds after representatives of G.O.B. met with interested party Waterloo last week. Initial reports, unofficial, indicated that Ashcroft affiliated Waterloo was not [...]

Guatemalan Shot in the Chiquibul

There was an altercation in the Chiquibul last Thursday which resulted in the B.D.F. shooting a Guatemalan in the leg. Belize Defense Force and Friends for Conservation and Development rangers [...]

Prime Minister on Fuel

Barrow’s administration has come under fire for recently increasing the import duties on fuel. That action in effect caused Regular and Diesel pump prices to go up, even as the [...]

Protesters Outside House Say Barrow Administration is Failed Leadership

Outside the House this morning about seventy-five protesters from the Belize Territorial Volunteers, the Northern Territorial Volunteers and from Mayan villages down South protested what they say is failed leadership. [...]

Prime Minister Says Allegation by Protesters is Nonsense

Barrow says any claim that his government has ceded any part of Belizean territory is nonsense. The PM says that if Belize’s military and government responds in the way in [...]

Festival of Arts Launched in Belize City

The much anticipated Festival of Arts was launched this morning. It kicked off at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts for pre-schoolers of the Belize District. The show will [...]

Koop Sheet Metal Wins La Ruta Maya Canoe Race

La Ruta Maya canoe race in its 19th year reached another milestone in entertainment despite a mighty downpour just before Friday’s start from below the Hawkesworth Bridge in San Ignacio. [...]